Overcoming Access Switchboard Limitations

This a second article on using the Microsoft Access Switchboard. I use this feature all of the time, although I don't see many other Access programs that do. Part of that may be the limitations of the feature. One limitation is that you can't have more… more »

Customizing the Access Switchboard

In the next few entries I'm going to look at the design of menu, editing of the code for more functionality, and developing an alternate menu editor. Simple Design Home page Logo click Adding parameters - Hide/Show - Expand/Collapse - Auto Expand (Swit… more »

Thankful for Good Vision

Yesterday was something of a bad vision thanksgiving. While preparing to go to relatives for thanksgiving dinner, I couldn't find my glasses. I looked everywhere and when I couldn't find them, I brought a different pair of glasses with me. They are… more »

Bargain Books from the Book Fair

I made my semi-annual visit to the book fair in Tyler and came home with a limited and variegated collection of finds. Part of my goal for this year's visit was to find textbooks to prepare for the BEC (Business Environment and Concepts) part of the CPA… more »

From Eudora to Thunderbird

I've been using the Internet since 1995, and have moved from Eudora to Outlook to Pegasus to Thunderbird. In the last few weeks I've moved all of the saved emails to a single IMAP email account. The most difficult transition was getting my Eudora emails… more »

Controlling Excel Windows

Excel Window Displays Unless you change the default, Excel 2007/2010 opens all new workbooks in maximized view. In maximized view you do not see both workbooks at the same time. The confusion about this is so common that I put together the following ex… more »

CPA Exam UX

A little more than a week ago I took the REGulation section of the CPA Exam. Of course, I can't tell you what was on it specifically, and I don't really want to say anything about the general content of the testing. However, there is one thing that stoo… more »